Many diseases are spread via the hands

Many diseases are spread via the hands

The importance of careful hand hygiene has been shown this year in the Wake of the Corona pandemic, especially. To remind, from the world health organization every year on the fifth day of the fifth month of the world day of hand hygiene. The date is easy to remember: It can be, each with five fingers on both hands to count.

I need disinfectant?

Disinfectant for the hands always help when there is no opportunity to wash their hands. This also applies, when household people with a weak immune system or an infectious disease. Also in the application of disinfectants, it is very important that the correct quantity is used, and sufficiently long to act can. Most disinfectants have a contact time of at least 30 seconds. Follow the Directions on the package.

Our hands are constantly in use: We reach for things, to prepare food, and touch other people. Bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms to accumulate on our hands and the handle to the face in the body. Who washes his hands regularly, this infection breaks the chain and thus protecting yourself and others from diseases.

It depends on the right technique: First, moisten hands, then thoroughly rinses and make sure that the soap peaks on all of the thumb and the fingers, the palms, the fingers between the spaces, and the wrists. The Lathering should last 20 to 30 seconds. Then hands and fingers under running water and rinse it thoroughly. The water temperature has no impact on the Hygiene, the use of soap can.

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Dry hands with a clean dry towel. In the current Situation, the Association of body care and detergent e. V. (IKW) advises the industry to wash the towels, at a temperature of 60 degrees Celsius with a Full or universal detergents in the Form of powder, granules or tablets. In addition, used towels should be hung so that they dry quickly, and at the latest every two days to be replaced.


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